Need to add more attributes to user searches for tasks in Identity Manager Portal

Document ID : KB000016573
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

You might have a requirement to use different attributes (for example Employee type) to scope user searches in the Portal, so when a client's manager logs in the portal their searches will be on attributes that are not built in. Out of the box you can only select certain attribues. 

Question:

How can you add other attributes to this list that are in the directory to the Portal Searches under Elements? 

Answer:

To do this, login to the Portal admin interface and click on the Setup menu at the top.

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On the left menu that appears, click on "Managed Object Attributes".

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This will show a list of attributes and how they are mapped to Identity Manager attributes. There is also a "Searchable" field here which must be checked to be available in searches. At the bottom of this list, you can click "Add User Attribute" to add a new attribute and have it available in searches. 

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